The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

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Working Witch-Maiden

The reason our handsome guest finds a coin under his pillow every morning is that he has swallowed a bird’s heart. My mother, who is a witch, wants me to get him to cough it up. I hate the jobs she makes me do! But how else am I to make a living?

The Working Witch-Maiden in The Donkey Cabbage, Yellow Fairy Book